10 doctors weighed in:
Which microbe causes athletes foot?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: There are more
Than one fungus the more common culprits are the dermatophytes.
There is trichophytum rubrum and metagraphytes. These are the 2 main culprits.

In brief: There are more
Than one fungus the more common culprits are the dermatophytes.
There is trichophytum rubrum and metagraphytes. These are the 2 main culprits.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Most common
T. Rubrum, t. Mentagrophytes, are the main ones.
There are others less common.

In brief: Most common
T. Rubrum, t. Mentagrophytes, are the main ones.
There are others less common.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: None
Athtletes foot is not caused by a bacteria but by a fungus.
There are different types of fungus. The most common is trycophytum but others such as microsporum can also infect the foot. Lamisil, (terbinafine) micatin and undecalynic acid are over the counter medicines available for treating foot fungus. Prescription are necessary for resistant cases.

In brief: None
Athtletes foot is not caused by a bacteria but by a fungus.
There are different types of fungus. The most common is trycophytum but others such as microsporum can also infect the foot. Lamisil, (terbinafine) micatin and undecalynic acid are over the counter medicines available for treating foot fungus. Prescription are necessary for resistant cases.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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